By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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Robert H. Bork, who stepped in to fire the Watergate prosecutor at Richard Nixon's behest and whose failed 1987 nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has died. He was 85.
Emmanuel Ducamp, a distinguished historian of 18th- and 19th-century Russian history, prefaces his magnificently illustrated study of the Romanov dynasty's version of the celebrated Trianon of the Palace of Versailles with a poignant memory of a past visit.
The man accused of killing Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew will not testify in his own defense, his attorneys said Tuesday.
A judge will question would-be jurors as jury selection begins in earnest Monday at the Chicago trial of the man accused of murdering singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney may have a cure-all for health care reform as the Supreme Court hears arguments about the constitutionality of the law on Monday.
Rep. Donald Payne, the first black elected to represent New Jersey in Congress, died Tuesday. He was 77.
If children could vote, Rick Santorum would have it made.
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson hopes to show her commitment to a healthier lifestyle with the opening of a new weight loss center in Chicago.
This year Adele has dominated the music charts: back home in the U.K., in the U.S. and around the world.
One of the best things about the way historiography has opened up over the past half-century is the way it has enabled us to view the palette of the past from different perspectives. Freed from the straitjacket of what used to be termed "political economy," historians explore different aspects of culture and use them as a means to take a fresh look at even the most overexplored times and places.
A New Jersey prosecutor will review charges against Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt stemming from a traffic stop.
Do not be put off by the rather ponderous title of this book or by the author's distinguished resume as curator and critic. Martin Gayford is chief art critic for Bloomberg news and also has held that position at Britain's Spectator magazine and Sunday Telegraph newspaper.
Authorities on Monday said a passenger on a flight departing from Boston was arrested after refusing to take his seat and after other passengers reported that he had placed a suspicious plastic bag in the overhead bin.
The left reacts to a court decision striking down a key provision of Obamacare with six silly arguments.
A likely upshot of President Bush's meetings this week with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts in Montebello, Canada, will be a further impetus to the effort to engage in what is euphemistically called the "harmonization" of the three countries' economies, regulatory systems and policies. The effect will be to contribute to what is on track to become one of the most worrying legacies of George W. Bush's presidency: a significant, and possibly irreversible, erosion in the nation's sovereignty.
In so doing, he manages to convey to the reader a marvelous sense of the texture of life as a whole back then.
They went on in a paper prepared for a recent Hudson event to declare "the [SPP negotiating] process must be made more transparent to answer legitimate citizen concerns about potential outcomes. ... The design of the SPP is flawed by the exclusion of Congress from the process."